Seafield Cottage

Benderloch, Oban , PA37 1SA
OFFERS OVER £255,000

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A detached house on one level in a tranquil, stunning situation just north of the village of Benderloch that offers spectacular views across Loch Creran to the mountains of Morvern, Appin and beyond.

Situation
Seafield Cottage enjoys a situation of great natural scenic beauty near to the coastal village of Benderloch.

The property is located north of a settlement known as Benderloch which is linked to Connel by the A828 via the historic Connel Bridge. Benderloch is a desirable residential village which is on the northern side of the mouth of Loch Etive. The main town of Oban is approximately 9.6 miles to the south and is therefore a comfortable daily commute and well-placed to take advantage of the wide range of services and amenities the town has to offer.

The property is conveniently situated circa 1.8 miles from Benderloch and 4.5 miles from Connel Village, which enjoys a range of amenities and services including doctors’ surgery, pharmacy, and village shop with post office and a railway station. Trains to Glasgow take about 2.45 hours and to Oban 13 minutes. There are about 4 trains a day. Seafield Cottage falls within the catchment area for the well regarded Lochnell primary school and pupil transport for both primary and secondary schools is served directly from the location.

Oban itself provides a comprehensive range of services, both commercially and culturally. The town has a wide variety of retailers both local and national as well as a number of main supermarkets. As a well-known and popular tourist destination Oban has a thriving Hotel, restaurant, café and bar scene and is often referred to as the seafood capital of Scotland. Oban is a thriving centre for traditional music, has a recently refurbished cinema and regularly hosts diverse cultural and arts performance at the Corran Halls. Sporting and other recreational facilities can be enjoyed at the Atlantis Leisure Centre, whilst the North Lorn area is a mecca for sailors, walkers, cyclists and kayakers, and the Glencoe and Nevis Range winter sports and mountain bike centres are less than an hour’s drive away.

The A85 arterial route connects Oban with Glasgow, the central belt and the south, while the A828 leads to Fort William and the North West. Connel Village, a short drive from Benderloch, has a main line rail station from where there is a regular train service between the village and Glasgow Queen Street.

As the main gateway to the Isles, the harbour and ferry terminal make Oban one of the busiest ports in Scotland from which the Caledonian MacBrayne ferries serve the Inner and Outer Hebrides. In addition, Oban airport offers scheduled flights to Coll, Tiree, Colonsay and Islay.

Description
Seafield Cottage is a pretty detached house on one level with white painted render exterior and under a tiled roof located in a situation of great natural scenic beauty within the coastal village of benderloch. The house is well presented, and it offers an excellent opportunity as a principal home and given its wonderful coastal setting, it equally represents an opportunity as an income producing holiday investment home.

Ramp access to the front door gives onto a sun lounge with large windows to the gardens. A door to an inner hallway leads to formal sitting come dining room, original fireplace, door to kitchen with 2 large fitted cupboards housing the hot water tank and electrical switch gear, door to gardens, pantry/store cupboard. From the central hallway to utility room, family bathroom with overhead shower, linen cupboard, door to gardens, bedroom 1 with fitted cupboards, en suite Jack and Jill bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Off the same hallway, are 2 further double bedrooms and a single bedroom with fitted cupboards.

Outbuildings
Attached single garage with up and over shutter and a second door access into a small internal courtyard..

Grounds
A gravel driveway leads from the road and provides parking for 4 cars on hard standing and turning area/ A ramp leads to the front door, the gravel driveway extends to a path which leads around the property and is flanked by a mature lawn are with an array of specimen tress, beds and bushes. The front gardens are mainly laid to level lawn and offer spectacular views across Loch Creran and to the mountains beyond. A close board gate leads from the front garden to the road, with the shoreline a short walk away.

The property also benefits from a further area of garden located across the entrance road. This additional land offers scope for the construction of further accommodation or storage, subject to the necessary planning approvals with space to park an additional vehicle.

Travel Directions
From Oban take the A85 travelling in a northerly direction proceeding north over the Connel Bridge. Once over the bridge proceed along the A828 for circa 4.5 miles until reaching Benderloch, proceed through Benderloch following the A828 for a further 1.8 miles before taking the left hand turn over the bridge, follow the track road and take the first left hand turn, when the road splits turn left and the property is the second property on the left.

Services
Electric night storage heaters, partial double glazing, mains water supply, private septic tank.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Council Tax
Rateable value £2800.